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    October 7, 2012
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more than 5,000 people in the east bay are without power after a driver crashed into a power pole. we'll tell you when pg&e plans or hopes to have the power back on here. it's been busy in san francisco. why a park police officer fired his weapon and the large crowd at north beach that has people calling 911. if you thought things were crowded in the city get ready for a repeat performance as hundreds of thousands get ready for football, festivals, and
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fleet week. good morning, and welcome to mornings on 2 it's sunday, october 7th i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm eric rasmussen in for mike mibach. let's check in with meteorologist rosemary orozco. >> good morning to you. it will be another enjoyable day. we are waking up with a little bit of fog. low clouds. giving way to high clouds for the afternoon. temperatures will be very similar this afternoon. this morning we are waking up in the 40s and 50s once again. a chilly spot in some spot -- chilly start in some spots. tuesday into wednesday we may see that chance for rain. i'll bring you'll the latest rain models and temperatures for today coming up. we are on the scene of a breaking news out in hayward where more than 5,000 people are without power. it happened when a woman hit a
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power pole. allie rasmus joining us live from the scene where people are waking up to power lines on their cars and in their yards. >> reporter: this is why there were 5,000 people are without power. you can see the 45-foot power pole sliced in half. that car white car right next to it that is the driver that crashed into it. knocking the power pole over. earlier this morning there were power lines still dangling from it off of people's roofs and homes. you can see pg&e workers have made good progress since they have gotten out here. they have lined up neatly all those power lines. now those pg&e workers are trying to figure out how they will go about cleaning up the mess. they have to of course order new power pole and restring everything. the crash happened at around 3:00 this morning. the female driver involved was taken to the hospital in a stretcher. we don't know her condition however. police tell us they are looking into the possibility that this driver may have been under the influence of something but they don't know that for sure yet. people in the neighborhood say the impact of the crash woke
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them up. >> well i heard a thud before i was about just about five minutes before i was going to sleep. and then my computer started flickering and i didn't know why. i thought i was trying to do an update. and then the power went out all entirely. >> reporter: now here's a look at the neighborhood effected by the outage. this is east hayward south of bah lair row avenue. between lei oh la and miami avenue. again when we talked to pg&e a short time ago there were about 5,180 customers in this area without power. some are likely without any cable and phone this morning.
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pg&e says its goal is to have at least the power back on by 8:30 this morning. live in hayward allie rasmus. new this morning a large brawl broke out in san francisco's north beach around 2:00 a.m. police and medics responded to reports of violence and people injured near the area of broadway anker knee. we don't know the extent of the injuries but police had to dispatch several units to control that crowd. san francisco police are also investigating a double shooting in the city's south of market district. two male victims were found in a car around 2:40 this morning near the area of third and mission streets. one person died at the scene while the other victim suffered nonleafletten injuries. u.s. park police officer shot at a car burglar who tried to run him down in the presidio in san francisco. the officer was patrolling a
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section of lincoln boulevard when he noticed the suspect breaking into a parked car around 6:30 last night. the unidentified officer tried to stop him but the suspect jumped in his own vehicle and tried to run over him. the officer fired several shots at the suspect. it's unclear if he was wounded. >> the suspect was able to get back to his vehicle and try to run over our officer with that vehicle. we take the safety of our officers and of the visitors very seriously. >> a part of lincoln boulevard was closed for hours overnight as investigators processed the crime scene. san francisco police have joined the national park service in searching for the car burglar. a downtown protest ended with 22 people arrested just before 3:00 yesterday afternoon that group marched down market street when police arrived protestors threw flairs, bags of paint, and rocks at them. one officer was hit in the head but wasn't seriously hurt.
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the group was arrested at california and battery streets. occupy protestors have returned to san jose city hall. they first set up an encampment in october but they left and now ten are back to observe the movements first anniversary. they say their protest is peaceful and meant to educate the public about their cause. we have more information about a story we first told you about yesterday here on mornings on 2. the woman killed in a crash on southbound 880 has been identified as 49-year-old palo alto resident charlotte sue seth faith. that is when police say her car was hit by a suspected drunk driver. she died at the scene. daly city police are investigating the accident that killed one six-year-old girl and two others with life threatening injuries. officers aren't sure why a mini van plowed into a group of pedestrians at a st. andrews church yesterday morning.
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a six-year-old girl, her mother and another were taken to the hospital where the girl died. >> you know it could be somebody that we know's relative or something. i'm just shocked. >> prayers are with the family. sorry. >> both victims remain in the hospital. the driver of the mini van was distraught at the scene and was not arrested or cited. so far weekend of wall to wall events in san francisco has largely been a success. there will be more chances to get down like that. today is the final day of the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. big name acts include 'emmy lou harris and dwight owe. thousands of pep went to the marie -- thousands of people went to the marina district to watch fleet week. thousands gathered a the
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shoreline for the america's cup races. >> look at this location. we have the golden gate bridge. we have the beautiful people. it doesn't get much better than this. >> city officials say the benefits of this weekend will last well into the future. the extra million people in the city of course are expected to visit again and again. more events are scheduled today the bluegrass festival begins at 11:00 a.m.. the fleet week starts at 3:00 p.m.. 49 everier -- 49ers are playing at candle stick park. if that wasn't enough there is another big event. the italian heritage parade begins at 12:30 in north beach. at least 150,000 people are expected to attend. some roads in the area will be closed to traffic. this includes powell, chestnut, and bay streets. from ground now to the sea
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as we said it's the final day of the america's cup world series races in san francisco. and coming up in the next half hour amazing on board video of a spectacular crash in this international challenge. >> let's not also forget about the giants playing tonight. hopefully game two better than game one for us. it is one of those days rosemary, where i think you sit there and think after that cold burns off, we're so lucky to be living here. >> isn't it gorgeous out there? i don't know how many times i have heard it yet. mild plant weather. some areas a little cool by the coast. parts of san francisco through the morning hours and into the afternoon is when the clouds moveover head. all and all we are looking good. we will see a near repeat for today. a live look at the estuary there. partly cloudy skies across the bay. dealing with fog once again over the north bay. santa rosa reporting fog this morning. visibility down to a quarter mile. cooling off to our dew point
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once again to parts of our north bay valley locations. we continue with this system offshore. you can see it here in the satellite radar. look at that spin. it really hasn't moved a whole lot. we don't expect it will from monday into tuesday as it does edge a little closer it will bring the possibility of a few scattered showers. today a little change in the forecast. some slightly warmer this morning. some slightly cooler with the clouds overhead in santa rosa. yesterday we had slipped back in the 40s. if you had been watching. here's our timeline into tuesday. that slight chance for some rain it looks like it will last into wednesday. this system will be moving along parallel to the coast as it progresses south and east. even a look at the forecast we will pick it upright about tuesday morning. we have scattered showers remaining off the coastline. we are a little cloudier. by tuesday night this wrap around moisture is what we begin to see. you can see it here over the north bay. again it doesn't look like a
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whole lot. maybe a few isolated light showers in the forecast tuesday and wednesday. at this hour 55 degrees in oakland. 45 in napa. a cool one outside your door. 53 in fairfield. 53 in antioch. 50s in san francisco. 73 in santa rosa for the afternoon. 72 for novato. 67 in sausalito. 69 in oakland. 72 san jose. 71 for sunnyvale. along the peninsula 70 degrees redwood city. 69 san mateo. 64 in san francisco for the afternoon. your extended forecast as we talked about a moment ago a little change between now and tuesday when the clouds begin to increase and the slight chance for rain will be in the forecast. we're drying out temperatures slightly warmer on thursday. i'll have your lunchtime numbers coming up. >> thanks. i'll tell you the price of gas was already too high for you. hopefully you didn't have to fill up this morning. overnight gas prices rose again.
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we'll tell you about the records those prices are breaking. i believe in social security do you believe in social security? >> absolutely. >> so we're both socialists. >> no no. [ laughter ] >> all right politics and punch lines. the debate between two television heavy weights. let's take a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it will be another busy day in san francisco. so far smooth sailing as people make their way into san francisco. bart and muni will be offering extended services to help ease the congestion on the roads.
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good morning to you. a live look from bay point. mostly clear skies. a little bit of a cool start. but a nice day in store for your sunday. in election 2012 news
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president obama is fast becoming the billion dollar man. he and the democratic party have received donations from nearly four million people since the president announced his reelection campaign. mr. obama raised $181 million just last month. his reelection campaign has received about $947 million in donations. he will be the first candidate in u.s. history to have $1 billion campaign. the president will fly to los angeles this morning he will attend a concert with actor george clooney. they will announce the establishment of the caesar chavez monument. he will make his way to the bay area and head to san francisco for a fund raising concert. former president bill clinton is getting ready to head to california. on tuesday morning he is expected to attend a rally at uc davis to endorse four
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democratic candidates including john gave men day of fairfield. will he head to los angeles to discuss the economy. there was comedy mixed with discourse last night. bill o'reilly went head to head with john stewart. their 90 minute debate was streamed live on the internet and topics include foreign policy, entitlements, and the economy. >> income redistribution. do you believe in it? >> do you? >> no. i asked first. >> how is this a two personality such as yourselves are polar opposites coming together when congress can't. what advise would you give congress? [ laughter ] >> wait wait wait. >> you have to laugh. that is funny. the debate was dubbed the
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rumble in the air conditioned auditorium. proceeds went to charities. space x is scheduled to send another shipment to the international space station. it plans to launch its unmanned dragon cargo ship tomorrow night. however thick clouds are a big concern and forecasters say there is a 60% chance of rain. this could delay the launch. this will be the second space x mission to the space station. the prices at the pump went up again overnight at many bay area gas stations. right now gas prices are at an all-time high here in california at an average of $4.67 a gallon. that hike is being blamed on a southern california refinery which stopped producing on monday following a power outage. some people have reported paying more than $5 a gallon and that is forcing them to change their travel plans. >> making it harder for me to go distance. so i come here at most once a week. i can't come more often. it's very hard.
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>> economists predict gas prices could begin to fall sometime next week. we can only hope. here's a look at some of the gas prices in our area. oakland and san francisco averaging $4.69 a gallon. san jose at $4.66 a gallon. los angeles $4.71. police are trying to figure out who stole more than 1,000 gallons of gas at a gas station. the suspect came back three times stealing around 300 gallons each time. security cameras caught the suspect but no arrests have been made. that gas was worth about $4500. >> might be seeing more of that. the gourds are coming. preparations under way for half- moon bay famous pumpkin rail. and community is coming around. how residents are responding and what her parents may now do. have you heard of the new dialing procedure
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for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out!
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are hurt after a southern california commuter train crashed into a stalled semi. it happened in newhall. the truck was carrying cars and stalled out on the track and a metro train crashed into it. the driver was able to get out before it was hit. police use surveillance video to identify an arrest of a drunk driver that crash into a liquor store. watch at as the truck slams into the liquor store. there was a man behind the counter and he was hurt but others were able to jump out of the way. officers say that video helped them track down the suspect who has been identified as robert waynering. >> about two hours after the actual incident we found out we located he was under the influence and over the state influence for california. he was arrested. >> ring was arrested at his resees dense and charged with felony dui.
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the parents of a ten-year- old girl in ohio are considering pressing charges against her neighbors who say bully her daughter. the girl has cerebral palsy and now the current is rallying behind her after a broadcast of a video that shows a neighbor and his son mocking her. >> her name is hope and family and friends have faith that kindness can go a long way to heal the hope. hope is like other ten-year-old girls and having cerebral palsy doesn't keep her from having fun. >> angry. >> reporter: that is how hope felt after this video aired on fox 8 news earlier this week. hopes parents that is their neighbor and his son mocking the way hope walks. >> just amazed at the mentality to make fun of my daughter that she has never done anything to deserve anything like that for him to make fun of her and then have a son do it too. >> reporter: the story has moved many in the star county community to support hope.
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family and friends gathered at belasra restaurant for a pizza party for hope. owner wanted to do this after seeing the video. >> we saw what happened to her on the television and then we just said let's make somebody smile. so we did. that's for sure. >> reporter: a few days after or story aired bill bailey explained his actions says he wasn't trying to hurt hope. >> so when you go like this you are holding the ribs in for pressure. >> reporter: i'm not sure what to say to that. other than that was a horrible excuse for doing what he did. >> that was maria reporting from ohio. the video of the alleged bullying was shot by hope's grandmother after watching the video her parents felt it should be brought to the public's attention so their neighbors could be taught a lesson. support continues to build
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for the bay area team. online position of 331,000 signatures in support of ryan a scout since he was six years old his final project an antibullying tolerance wall was rejected by his scout master because he is gay. they also revoked his membership last week. at only 16 years old one dallas high school cheerleader landed herself a spot in the guinness book of world records. >> one, two, three, four, five. >> that is ma ranidae as she flips her way into the honor by completing 35 consecutive hand springs on friday night. that is amazing. a pair of judges awatched along with the school as she performed that feet during the halftime portion of their football game. the record used to stand add 32 consecutive hand springs. she just keeps ongoing. if you haven't learned the
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signature of style moves you are missing out. that global pop sensation is inspiring of people of all ages to get up and dance. >> there they go. the korean pop star are the source of all the buzz. the song was at the heart of this massive dance party in korea yesterday. about 10,000 people came to that event. he also taught his moves on the today show and saturday night live. pumpkin growers are prepping for tomorrow's world championship pumpkin weighoff. they will have to use forklifts and harnesses to weigh the gourds. a $25,000 prize will go to the world ears first one ton pumpkin owner. if that doesn't happen the money could go to the one that broke the record which is at
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1,818. that is always a fun event. >> it feels like we are not all the way to fall weather but are getting there. we are getting there. >> let's check in with rosemary. >> if you enjoyed yesterday you will enjoy the weather again today. maybe you are heading out to the pumpkin patch. maybe you are heading to san francisco for one of the many festivities going on there. maybe the farmers market. we do have a light breeze out there. a bit of a chill in the air. 45-degrees in napa. a cool one for you. we are dealing with fog once again. wide spread low to mid 50s for the bay area. check out san jose. 49 degrees for you. that is five degrees cooler than yesterday morning. you will feel that if you are getting outdoors early. as we get through the morning hours temperatures are going to warm slightly by noontime. 60s. feeling pretty good. 60 at the coast. mid to upper 60s for the warmer spots. and then into the afternoon temperatures going to feel a lot like yesterday. low 60s around the coast.
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we are looking at low to mid 60s over parts of the bay. 70s for parts of the peninsula and inland as we get into monday partly cloudy skies remain in the forecast. we will see subtle changes monday night into tuesday. and increase in clouds and there is still that slight chance for rain coming our way. it will be the first of the season. low 70s in the forecast for the inland areas. low 60s along the coast. slight chance we are talking 20%. that will come to an end on thursday. back to you. your time is 7:26. searching for a killer. wife and mother killed inside her hercules home while her husband was away on business. what her husband is saying about her death. in a couple hairs -- couple hours the america's cup village opens for a day of racing.
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cians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight.
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we want to show you live pictures of developing news out of hayward you can see a mess on the street. thousands are without power this morning. because of that. and it may be hours before they get their lights back on. good morning, and welcome back to mornings on 2 i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm eric rasmussen in for mike mibach. ktvu were the only ones on scene during that pole down. allie rasmus is there live with a look at the response and repairs. >> reporter: pg&e spokeswoman told me they hoped to have the
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power back on to everyone in the neighborhood. 5,000 people felt impacted by the outage. they hope to have the power back on by 8:30 this morning. you can see they have a lot of work ahead of them. this happened after that white car being towed right now. the driver crashed into that 45- foot power pole slicing it in half and tossing power lines into people's homes and yards. this happened around 3:00 this morning. initially when that power pole was knocked over, those were live wires that were thrown across the street. the wires aren't live anymore. they have turned the power off. and now pg&e and other utility workers are trying to figure out how they will put things back together. the female driver was taken to the hospital after this crash. but we don't know her condition exactly. but we can tell you 125 minutes ago someone came back to the car and the mother of the driver i spoke to her briefly off camera. she told me the driver has
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minor injuries she is hurt but she will be okay. she would not explain what led up to the crash. but hayward police are look into the possibility that the driver may have been under the influence. the mom wouldn't tell me if the girl that came into the car to get her stuff was the driver or a sibling of the driver. we don't know that but the mom says the driver her daughter is going to be okay. several neighbors woke up this morning when they heard the crash and saw sparks flying from those live power lines. >> there was a huge loud pop. our roof is a gravel roof. i could hear the wires coming across them. it was a really loud noise on the roof that woke me up. you could see there was bright lights. like lightning. >> reporter: here's a look at the neighborhood effected by this outage. it's east hayward. between loyola and miami avenue. and areas along gadding road and harder road.
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ing if e is out -- pg&e is out here and so is the cable companies and phone companies they will have to work together to restring all the wiring on this new power pole. pg&e spokesperson say 8:30 is the goal to have at least the power back on here. live in hayward allie rasmus. a peaceful neighborhood in hercules is on edge after a woman was killed in her own home. police say 50-year-old suzie ko suffered a traumatic injury to her head. her husband fought back tears while trying to make sense of what happened. he travels often and was constantly worried about her safety. he said he knew something was wrong when he failed to pick him up from the airport. >> it's hard to believe it was a random drop by. it's hard. because ours is a close neighborhood.
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everybody knows each other. >> the couple was married for 34 years and had four children. their subaru suv was stolen. police have removed the front door of the house as evidence. there is more information about a deadly shooting we told you about yesterday on mornings on 2. the victim has been identified as 21-year-old rashard meredith of hayward. he was found inside a burning car. shots were fired at his car causing him to crash and his vehicle burst into flames. a nearby man was shot in the leg but he is expected to recover. police are investigating two deadly shootings that happened three blocks apart. the first happened around 8:20 friday night. police say the victim died at the scene. three blocks away and only a few hours later 24-year-old lonnie brown was fatally shot on assail yeah drive. both from east palo alto.
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police say three plastic bolt les filled with a clear liquid and aluminum foil were found yesterday morning. the park and nearby homes were evacuated for three hours. the bottles were sent to the san mateo police forensic lab for testing. george zimmerman's father spoke out regarding a potential nbc lawsuit from george zimmerman. robert zimmerman appeared on the show last night and confirmed his brother will sue nbc over an edited version of his 911 call where he reported trayvon martin as a suspicion person. the edit call makes it sound like he volunteered information that martin was an african american. >> george never called and reported a black person. he does not volunteer that information. somebody asked him to describe someone. but the way things were edited by nbc and others made it sound
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otherwise. >> two employees at nbc today show was fired as a result of that edited clip. he is accused of shooting and killing trayvon martin. thousands of people will pack the san francisco waterfront to see some amazing sailing today. it is the final day of the san francisco stop on the america's cup world series. competitors include yachts and teams from the u.s., china, korea, new zealand, and sweden. the america's world cup includes four events. it is designed to broaden interest leading up to the big america's cup races next year. and the dangers of races began apparent yesterday when they saw one of the oracle yachts crash and then it flipped on over. they did not finish that race but the team came back and won second place in the following race. cameras on board got incredible pictures of the crash and the crew desperately trying to hold
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on to anything they could as they tried to keep from fall into that water. today cal bear fans get an up close look at the new memorial stadium and open house is being hold from 2:00 to 4:00. visitors can go on through into the north tunnel and then take a self-guided tour. and cal fans they are waking up this morning much happier than me a ucla fan cal won its first pac 12 game at the new remodeled stadium last night. they threw four touchdown passes. 43-17 victory. >> keep your head up. proponents of a proposal to ban sitting on sidewalks in berkeley plan an all day sidewalk demonstration. measure s goes before berkeley voters next . it would ban people from sitting on the sidewalks from 7:00 in the morning to 7:00 at night. it includes a circus, a
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barbecue, and chalk art. merchants are hurt by loitering. tomorrow is columbus day but not everyone will be celebrating the so-called discovery of america. the united native americans will march in san francisco in protest of the nation's holiday. it's called the indigenous day of resistance. the march will begin on jefferson and stockton streets. the march begins at 10:00 a.m.. and just a quick reminder county offices and post offices will be closed across the bay area in observance of the holiday. some city offices will also be closed. education and union supporters. >> and we could tell you they are joining forces to protect california families. >> is about us having enough resources in order to have a nice good quality of life. >> the two groups held a rally yesterday in oakland. they encouraged voters to back
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proposition 30. it increases the sales tax and income tax of high earners to raise money for education. >> kids went to this school here. graduated with the uc berkeley. if it had not been for funds of the state the school would not have been able to offer what it is. >> the rally also included opponents of proposition 32 which would restrict the amount of money unions can contribute to political campaigns. new iphone five users are experiencing camera problems and apple is finally addressing the issue. but the only catch apple says that problem is normal. users are reporting a purple flair or bright spot that appears on their images from out of view bright light sources. apple says most of all cameras can experience a discoloration. they recommend moving the camera away from a light source or shielding the lens with your hand. a ribbon cutting ceremony is being held this afternoon
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for the newly landscaped rock ridge plaza. the project with partnership between bart, the city of oakland and rock ridge district. the unvailing is being held at noon. your time is 7:president 39- - 7:39. it may be a little cool but it's shaping up to be a pretty fall day. rosemary working on a beautiful forecast for us this morning. a lot of people heading back outside. >> yes, a lot going on out there. even if you are not planning one of the big events to the city maybe you have a wedding to attend to you will not see your makeup melting. we have a bit of a cool spot in some spots. the patchy fog and the low clouds have resurfaced and giving you a live look here at sunshine a mix of high clouds will be in the forecast once again for today. we really continue with the same sort of pattern we felt and saw on saturday. here's your satellite radar
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view. this system remains off the coast. hasn't moved a whole lot in the last 24 hours and isn't expected to do so in the next 24 hours. we continue with mild conditions, cool along the coast. we are seeing fog this morning. pacifica and half-moon bay. parts of the coast along santa cruz. meanwhile inland it has crossed over the bay. areas near oakland seeing a partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. there is the circulation. it will begin to migrate toward the coast. when it does it will bring us that slight chance for a few sprinkles. today a little change. here is the track we are expecting this system to take. by monday night into tuesday a little bit closer to the coast. near monterey. as it moves southeast it will hug the coastline and cross over southern california by thursday. so that slight chance we're talking slim will be for our area tuesday and wednesday. outside our door at this hour 45 degrees in napa. 52 in santa rosa. 54 san francisco.
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low 50s mountain view. 49 degrees in san jose. that is the difference from yesterday. going out to the farmers market this morning you just may notice that san jose yesterday morning in the low 50s. 72 degrees expected this afternoon for petaluma. 72 for novato. 71 san rafael. 67 by the water in sausalito. off to the east bay 69 for you. 69 in san leandro. 73 in livermore. going to do shopping in walnut creek a nice day. 73 in the afternoon. 72 san jose. 72 for santa clara. 72 at santa cruz. it will be a nice day at the board walk. 70 degrees at redwood city. low 60s along the coast. 61 expected in daly city. there is your extended forecast. we will see the increase in clouds come monday and then tuesday and wednesday that slim chance for some rain. we are talking 20% at this point. i'll show you the very latest on that rain model coming up. >> thanks. how about raiding the fridge for an early morning
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snack? how this baby bear found his way into one man's home and the goodies this little guy was after. >> looks like he made a mess. we'll take you outside for a look at the mack maze. that will get very busy very soon. keep an eye on that. you might want to consider pub lib transportation if you are traveling today. 7:42 on the clock. this is mornings on 2.
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good morning to you. giving you a sweeping view over the city this morning. low clouds in the backdrop there. a good looking forecast for
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your sunday. forecasters say tropical storm olivia is gathering strength over the pacific and could become a hurricane by tomorrow. right now it's 125 miles southwest of baja, mexico. right now it's posing no threat to land. today does mark the 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan. it has been the long -- it has become the longest war in u.s. history. all while that ongoing war has stirred up tensions between the u.s. and afghanistan, defense secretary leon panetta says afghan president should be grateful the u.s. continues to safeguard that country. >> coalition troops are expected to leave afghanistan by the end of 2014. afghanistan is threatening to request china for help if the u.s. cuts off supplies.
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more protestors plan to rally in oakland tonight. they will launch a protest called mission failure. the rally starts at 6:00 p.m.. it's the fifth day in a row that fire has been exchanged over the border of turkey and syria and leon panetta says it's something to be concerned about. the clashes could escalate and spread to neighboring countries. the u.s. is relaying concerns about the continuing fire between the two countries. five turkish civilians were killed on wednesday. tensions could escalate between north and south korea. south korea announced the u.s. will allow seoul to develop longer range missiles that could strike all of north korea. in 2001 the u.s. persuaded seoul to ban missiles with a payload of more than 100 pounds. it's believed that north korea has rockets that can reach south korea, japan, and the
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u.s. territory of guam. american airlines is experiencing more problems with its planes. a flight made an emergency landing in los angeles yesterday morning when the crew found a problem with the wing flap which helps control the speed of the plane. the plane landed safely. 162 people were on board the bows 737 and finished their flight on a plane from orange county. and now the company is saying gun from spilled drinks and other multiple contributing factors are to blame for the issue. the company is solving the problem by installing mechanical ties to cope the seats in place. now nearly 100 flights were canceled thursday and friday because of the safety problem. authorities report a massive increase in the number of brazen laser attacks on planes in the use. the fbi says lasers are being pointed at pilots which can cause them to be temporary
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blind and create extremely dangerous situations. the agency says there could be 3700 laser attacks by the end of this year. anyone caught pointing a laser at an airplane faces prison time and huge fines. no matter the size or danger, church in the philippines held the yearly animal blessing. more than 100 people brought their pets. a priest sprinkled the animals with holy water. it allows catholics to hear mass along with their pets. the blessing celebrates the life of st. francis. pet owners in san francisco will also have the opportunity to get their pets blessed. beginning at 9:00 a.m. just over an hour there will be an animal service at st. mark's lutheran church. a bear in arizona is living at a zoo after break into a home and stealing some snacks. early thursday morning phil woke up to rustling sounds coming from his kitchen. that's not his kitchen. he thought it was his grand
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kids and instead found that 30- pound bear cub. the bear had come through the kitchen window and helped himself to chocolate cake and jelly beans. a wildlife manager came in and tranquilized the bear and got it to the zoo. >> glad to see nobody got hurt. it was a tough day for bay area baseball fans. how people are responding to losses to both local teams and shows support to an a's pitcher as he took the mound in the wake of a deep personal tragedy. outside our doors at this hour patchy fog, a few low clouds in parts of the bay that will give way to high clouds for your afternoon and temperatures looking and feeling just as good as yesterday. i'll have a look at what you can expect for your area coming up.
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playoff fever is in full swing. they hope tonights game will end differently from last night. they lost to the cincinnati
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reds. buster pose city smacking a solo home run. there it goes. that was nice to see. we caught up with two giants fans that were happy to be there despite that loss. >> we are excited because we never get these seats. >> how much did you have to pay? >> they were actually given to us. >> reporter: 150. $150. >> not so lucky 49-quarterback alex smith you can see there he threw out the first pitch and it was not a complete pass. >> i hit the moving target you get to stand on a hill and throw at a guy standing there. it's different throwing a football. it's so great to be out here. huge honor. >> smith says he's going to be ready for the 49ers game against buffalo today. game two against the giants and reds starts tonight at 6:47. disappointing start for the oakland a's.
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they plan to recover tonight when they play game two in detroit. this mornings last nights game brought a big surprise when relief pitcher pat pitched in the game. earlier this week his newly born son died less than 24 hours after he was born. teammates wore a special patch in support of him and his family. >> i don't think i could have came back and just getting that support you know and getting out of that it made me so happy to know they supported me the whole time. >> he pitched well. game two starts at 9:00 this morning. that is our time. after that the team will head back to oakland for game three. a rally is planned at city hall in oakland tomorrow night at 5:30. a's pitcher dallas has no regrets he says about the public confrontation with stockton city leaders. last week he joined hundreds of people at an anticrime meeting in his hometown.
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he got into a public spat with the police chief over the increase in crime. he even told the stockton newspaper he is ready to give back the key to the city. he says the city can use the key to unlock the truth. he believes city leaders aren't telling residents about how dangerous it is to live in stockton. san francisco 49ers are back at home today after a big win in new york last weekend. they are hoping to keep that momentum alive today. so far the niners have been pretty strong with three wins and one loss. three u.s. air force fighter aircrafts will get things started at the game with a fly over at candle stick park. kickoff at 1:25. the oakland raiders are taking a break after two consecutive 8- 8 seasons. they will go into their bye week with a 1-3 records. oakland raiders are taking time to remember long-time family member and late owner al
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davis. tomorrow marks one year since davis died of heart failure at the age of 82. a year after his death those closest to davis are still coming to grips with his loss. two weeks ago a flame was it will at the game against the steelers in his honor. just a quick reminder mornings on 2 will end at 9:00 this morning so we can bring you nfl sunday. then at 10:00 you can stay tuned to ktvu to see the philadelphia eagles take on the pittsburgh steelers. the steelers had a bye last week after suffering from a loss. and stay tuned for our next newscast at 5:00 p.m.. >> as you said the niners at the stick today. it's never been really comfortable there i don't think. >> a little cold. that is part of the whole stick experience. right rosemary? yeah bring the jacket. it could be a little breezy out there. temperatures warming in the low to mid 60s for the afternoon. we have cool to mild weather in the forecast once again if you enjoyed yesterday chances are you will enjoy that weather again today. giving you a tour around the city for the afternoon. maybe going to the bluegrass
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festival we are looking at temperatures with partly cloudy skies upper 50s to low 60s for the afternoon there. as we head over to the bay we are looking at temperatures near 60 degrees with partly sunny skies for the afternoon. hawaii clouds in the forecast for the second half of our day. shouldn't get in your way or seeing the blue angels. the giants play once again today. fair skies. 59 degrees expected. right about 6:30 sunsetting 6:43 this evening and your 49er forecast there. 65 degrees in the afternoon. but if you are packing up heading to the stick for maybe a little bit of tailgating it's a cool one. you can see here i will pick it up on tuesday morning we are still watching this slight chance for a few scattered showers in the forecast. it's tuesday afternoon. maybe a few hit or miss isolated showers and that should really be about it. meanwhile temperatures not going to budge a whole lot. low 70s inland. low 60ss at the coast.
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halloween is fast approaching and people are prepare their outfits for the big night. while most will dress in traditional costumes you always know some will take their outfit ideas from current events. popular one this year just told them about it. south korean wrapper said. the top three adult costumes will be a witch, vampire, and pirate. as for kids they will be a princess, batman, and spiderman. 7:57. the california death penalty could soon be in the hands of what voters will consider and why officials say this might be their first and last chance to do it. and the fight for an eagle scout award is growing strong. what the community is doing to stand up for a bay area teen denied the boy scouts highest rank.
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thousands of people in the east bay were in the dark this morning after a driver crashed into a power pole knocking out the power for an entire neighborhood. we'll tell you how long it's supposed to take pg&e to clean up the mess. any time something happens it's like the price of gas goes up very quickly. >> plus more pain at the pump. what happened while you were sleeping that will hurt your
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wallets even more. the chaos continues in san francisco. the closure you need to know about if you are heading out the door. welcome to mornings on 2 it's sunday october 7th i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm eric rasmussen in for mike mibach. let's get a look at your forecast. >> the disturbance remains off the coast. we'll see a near repeat for your sunday. we are dealing with low clouds and fog. 60s around the bay. 70s inland. the on shore breeze will be back this afternoon. this morning waking top a chilly start in some areas. i'll have a look at your current conditions and what you can expect for the afternoon. we have rain in the extended forecast. i'll have more on that coming up. we are following developing news out of hayward. people are without power. it's all because of accidents that left power lines on people's cars and in people's yards. allie rasmus is live with more
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on the progress of crews trying to turn back on the lights. what is the latest? >> reporter: pg&e has made a lot of progress this morning. the latest update is now there only 111 customers in this neighborhood still without power after this accident happened. earlier this morning there were 5,000 customers without power in this east bay hayward neighborhood. after a driver hit that 45-foot power pole that you see completely knocked in two and on its side in the middle of the street. it happened around 3:00 this morning. the power pole was sliced in half and live power lines were tossed into the street and across people's homes and yards. some neighbors woke up when they saw the flash of the live power lines. >> there were loud pops initially. the light was so bright it woke me up through the blinds in the window. i was asleep inside. >> reporter: now the driver was taken to the hospital after the crash. it appears she is okay. about 45 minutes ago she and her mom came back to the car before it was towed away to
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collect some of her stuff inside. now the mother told me off camera her daughter had minor injuries but is going to be okay. she wouldn't say anything about how the crash happened. but police told us earlier they are looking into the possibility the driver may have been under the influence. right now you can see back out here live you can see pg&e crew, pg&e work truck out in the middle of the street. they have cleared away or neatly put some of the lines right in the middle of the street. they have made some progress in cleaning up the mess. again 111 customers still without power. that is a big improvement from the 5,000 customers this morning that are in the dark after the crash happened. live in hayward i'm allie rasmus. new this morning a large brawl broke out in san francisco's north beach around 2:00 a.m. police and medics responded to reports of violence and people injured near the area of broadway and kerr knee. when officers arrived they found an altercation involving 20 people. police had to dispatch several
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units to control that crowd. san francisco police are also investigating a double shooting in the city south of market district. two male victims were found in a car. one person died at the scene while the other person suffered nonlife threaten injuries. the shooter fled if a silver toyota rav 4 with possible front end damage. a police officer shot at a car burglar that tried to run him down. the officer was patrolling a section of lincoln boulevard when he noticed the suspect breaking into a parked car around 6:30 last night. the unidentified overstoried to stop him but police say the suspect jumped into his own vehicle and tried to run the officer over and that is when the officer fired several shots. it's still unclear if the suspect was hurt. >> the suspect was then able to get back to his vehicle and try to run over our officer with that vehicle. we take the safety of our officers and of the visitors
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very seriously. >> a part of lincoln boulevard was closed for hours overnight as they processed that crime scene. san francisco police have joined in to search for that burglar. occupy protest in downtown san francisco ended with 22 people arrested. just before 3:00 yesterday afternoon the group marched down market street. when police arrived protestors threw flairs, bags of paint, and rocks at them. one officer was hit in the head but was not seriously hurt. members of the group was arrested. occupy protestors have returned to san jose city hall. they first set up an encampment last october but eventually left. but now about 10 protestors are back to observe the movement's first anniversary. demonstrators say their protest is peaceful and meant to educate the public about their cause. daly city police are still investigating the accident that killed one six-year-old girl and left two other people with
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life threatening injuries. they are not sure why they plowed into a group of pedestrians. the six-year-old girl, her mother, and another woman were taken to the hospital and the young girl later died. the names have not been released. >> it could be somebody that we know. somebody's relative or something. i'm just shocked. >> prayers are with the family. sorry. >> both victims remain in the hospital. police say the driver of the mini van was distraught and stayed at the scene and not arrested or cited. price at the pump went up again overnight at many bay area gas stations. right now gas prices are at an all-time high in california. the average is $4.67 a gallon. the high is being blamed on a southern california refinery which stopped producing monday following a power outage. some people have reported paying more than $5 a gallon and that is forcing them to change their travel plans. >> making it harder for me to
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go distance. i come here once a week. i can't come more. >> economists predict gas prices could begin to fall sometime next week. here's a look at some of the gas prices in our area. oakland and san francisco averaging $4.69 a gallon. san jose $4.66 a gallon. l.a. arching $4.71 a gallon. rising gas prices have many drivers looking for ways to get their hands on gas. coming up at 8:15 we'll tell you what happened to one sacramento area gas station that has the owner there about $4500 in the red. so far the weekend of wall to wall events in san francisco has largely been a success. if you like what you hear, you can hear it again. today is the final day of the hardly strictly bluegrass festival at golden gate park. big acts include 'em emmylou
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harris and dwight yoakam. >> look at this location. i mean you know we got the golden gate bridge, we have the beautiful people. you know it doesn't get much better than this. >> life is good. city officials say the benefits of this weekend will last well into the future when the extra million people are expected to come back for repeat visits. more events are scheduled for today as we said the bluegrass festival and the castro street fair begin at 11:00 a.m.. the fleet week air show begins at 12:30 with blue angels at 3:00 p.m.. 49ers playing at cancel stick park this afternoon and giants also playing today. >> another big event is scheduled for today in san francisco. it's going to close major streets. the italian heritage parade begins at 12:30. it will begin at jefferson and powell streets and end at washington square.
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at least 150,000 people are expected to attend. some roads in the area will be closed to traffic. this includes powell, chestnut, and bay streets. good morning to you. another mild day in store for your sunday. giving you a live look over oakland. low clouds and fog have returned inside the bay along the coastline and you can see over oakland as well. in areas over the north bay where we actually cool to our dew point. areas near santa rosa, novato, petaluma dealing with fog as well. the visibility down to a quarter to half a mile. be aware if you are getting outdoors early this morning. otherwise our afternoon going to feel a lot like yesterday. the system remains off the coastline. it will begin migrating closer to the coast. it will take another 24 hours or so. eventually we could see a few sprinkles out of this. not today. today little change in the forecast. by monday afternoon and into the evening hours an increase in clouds possible. slight chance for rain will come tuesday and wednesday.
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this system forecasted to take this direction here. it's going to move south and east as it moves along the coastline down toward southern california crossing over into southern california by thursday. 53 degrees right now in fairfield. a chilly start in napa. 45 for you. 52 in santa rosa and san rafael. 54 san francisco. 53 mountain view. 53 in antioch. for the afternoon today it will feel pretty good for those in santa rosa. 73 expected for the afternoon. 72 in novato. 71 san rafael. the afternoon sea breeze anywhere from 5-15 miles an hour. it will feel pretty good out there. 71 in vallejo. 68 expected in berkeley. 69 in oakland. over the hills we have 73 in walnut creek. 73 for pittsburg. down into the south bay san jose checking in at 72 for the afternoon. 72 for santa clara.
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71 sunnyvale. for the peninsula it will be a nice one. 72 for palo alto. 69 san mateo. 64 san francisco. low 60s pacifica as well as half-moon bay. the extended forecast shows you partly cloudy turning mostly cloudy monday night into tuesday. numbers only cool slightly. number outside our door for the afternoon today just slightly below the seasonal average. we will continue that trend a slight chance for rain will be tuesday and wednesday. drying out by thursday. back to you. space x is scheduled to make a flight later tonight. we'll tell you about the possible problems that could delay its launch. what the community is doing to stand up for a bay area teen denied the boy scouts highest honor. first let's take you outside for a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we should tell you you may see lights over there. we are getting reports from the chp there is a car on fire. it's on the right hand shoulder. they have got chp on the way. it looks like maybe into the
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good morning to you. we have fog and low clouds joining us this morning. a live look at the bay bridge. a comfortable forecast in store for your sunday afternoon. thick clouds and rain are big concern for the scheduled launch of space x at the international space station. liftoff scheduled for later on tonight. there is a toy% chance it --
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there is a 60% chance it will happen. this is a second space x mission to the space station. the dragon capsule made its first successful docking last may. police north of sacramento are trying to figure out who stole nearly 1,000 gallons of gas from a shell station. the store owner said the suspect came back three different times stealing around 300 gallons each time. security cameras did catch the suspects but no arrests have been made yet. the gas was worth $4500. in election 2012 news president obama is fast becoming the billion dollar man. he and the democratic party have received donations from nearly 4 million people since the president announced his reelection campaign. his reelection campaign has in donations. he will be the first candidate in u.s. history to have $1
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billion campaign. the president will fly here to california going to los angeles first this morning. he will attend a concert with actor george clooney. tomorrow president obama will announce the establishment of the caesar chavez monument. he will head to san francisco for a fund raising concert with john legend and a $20,000 a plate dinner. former president bill clinton is getting ready to head here to california opinion on tuesday morning he is expected to attend a rally at uc davis to endorse four democratic candidates. following the rally he'll head to las vegas. next month california voters will decide whether to repeal the death penalty. however analysts don't expect proposition 34 to pass. they believe the state stockily supports capital punishment. experiments tell the times there is a possibility that
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voters will favor proposition 36. it modifies the three strikes law. it's a debate with more punch lines and politics. last nights fox news comedian went head to head with john stewart. their 90 minute debate was streamed live on the internet and topics included foreign policy, entitlement, and the economy. >> income redistribution. do you believe in it? >> do you? >> no. i asked first. >> how is it that two personalities such of yourself that are almost polar opposites share willingly to come together when congress can't. what advice would you give continue? [ cheering and applause ] enter. >> the debate was dubbed the rumble in the air condition auditorium. proceeds from the sold out event did go to charity. the southern california man
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that reportedly made the antimuslim video that sparked worldwide violence is due back in court on wednesday. they will decide whether he should be sent back to prison for violating his probation for a 2010 bank fraud conviction. he is being held in custody after it was determined that he's a flight risk. support continues to build for the bay area teen who was denied scouting's highest rank the eagle scout award since he was gay. the online petition did have 331,000 signatures in support of ryan. he says his final project an antibullying tolerance wall was rejected by his scout sponsor because he is gay. there are allegations that california's recycling program is rampant with fraud. 8.5billion recyclable cans were sold in california last year. get this an unbelievable 8.3 billion cans were recycled.
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the los angeles times reports many of the cans were actually brought in from nevada and arizona from people looking to cash in on california's generous recycling program. that however is draining the states $1.1 billion recycling fund. the state estimates the fraud at $40 million a year. experts say the real figure probably tops $200 million. your time 8:18. a major warning for honda and chrysler. we'll let you know with vehicles are being recalled. patchy fog and low clouds joining us will mix out to high clouds and sunshine for your sunday afternoon. i'll have a look at what you can expect coming up.
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we are following breaking news for you near the sunol grade. you are taking a look add live picture. right now a cig alert is in effect. it was just called by the chp for one of the northbound lanes in that area. the number three lane will be shut down for a little bit. about 45 minutes ago a vehicle apparently drove off the road in the area of northbound sunol boulevard off ramp and about 50 feet down the embankment over on the right shoulder. and according to the chp the driver of the car is dead. the cars bumper is in one of the lanes. again a cig alert now in effect for northbound 680 as they shut down the number three lane.
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the proposal for high speed rail in california could run into a bump in the san quo keen valley. construction delays could cost the program more than $3 billion in federal stimulus money. major construction won't likely begin until next fall. it includes legal battles with farm groups which says the rail line is tooics pence -- is too expensive. a commuter train crash into a stalled semi. it happened last night. hots say the truck was carrying cars and stalled out on the tracks. then a metro link train crashed into it. the driver of the truck was able to get out before he was hit. there were more than 200 people on the train and three of them suffered minor injuries. american airlines is expensing more problems with its planes. a flight from dallas to orange county had to make an emergency landing in los angeles yesterday morning after the crew found a problem with the wing flap which helps control the speed of the plane. now fortunately the plane
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landed safely. 162 people on board that boeing 737 later finished their trip on another plane. american airlines grounded dozens of planes because of loose passenger seats. now the company is saying gun from spilled drinks and other multiple contributes factors are to blame. a backup if the locking mechanism fails. nearly 100 flights had to be canceled while they fixed that safety problem. we have a recall alert to tell you about that involves a popular honda. the company has announced the recalling about 268,000 crv crossovers because an electrical switch in the driver side door could melt and cause a fire. the highway traffic safety board is encouraging owners to
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park outside until the problem is fixed. they say a fire could even start when the ignition is off. repairs will be made by dealers for free. chrysler also issuing a recall for ram 1500 and dodge dakota trucks that effect 2009 and 2010 model years. lack of adhesive may cause the rear axel pinion nut to come loose. there have been 12 reports of rear axel failure in four cases those drivers lost control. seven people have died from meningitis in an outbreak in the u.s.. the government says that outbreak also spread to more than 60 people in nine different states. the outbreak is linked to a steroid that produced by a massachusetts pharmacy. many victims got steroid injections for back pain. clinics in ukiah and palm dale all received those steroids. san francisco starbucks lovers may soon be able to try out the new baked foods the
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chain is offering but it's only going to be happening in nine locations. starbucks is testing the variety of goods with plans to attribute nationally. keep an eye out for a whole wheat spinach croissant, blueberry muffin, and passion fruit loaf cake. 8:25. making me a little hungry. >> i know. >> good day to get outside. the weather has been very nice this weekend. hoping for more of the same. >> our daytime temperatures will be similar to saturday. another good looking day in most cases. slightly below normal. but not bad at all. we have the sunshine expected for the afternoon. high clouds will be drifting over once again. little filtered sunshine. a soft sunlight at times. outside of that we are dealing with a few changes this morning. take a look at the cloud forecast. we have fog along the valley floor once again over parts of the north bay valley locations.
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santa rosa, petaluma over into novato reporting visibility down to a quarter mile. that is something to be aware of if you will be out driving. meanwhile it has slipped into the bay. the fog and low clouds in areas around oakland reporting partly to mostly cloudy skies. this morning and for the afternoon it may stick around into the afternoon. if you are going to the bluegrass festival for the afternoon, partly to mostly cloudy skies expected at golden gate park with cool conditions. afternoon highs for today 73 santa rosa. 71 san rafael. 64 in san francisco. upper 60s for oakland. 71 mountain view. there is the extended forecast. numbers won't change a whole lot we do introduce the possibility of a few scattered showers tuesday and wednesday. dry by thursday. back to you. bay area baseball fans are getting pumped up. >> there they are. we will tell you about the
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special moment at yesterday's playoff game that touched both teams. thousands of people in the east bay were without power after a driver crashed into a power pole. we have new update from pg&e when the lights will be back on for everyone.
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left in the dark with a big mess to clean up. that is what people in hayward are waking up to this morning. good morning, and welcome to mornings on 2 i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm eric rasmussen in for mike mibach. first we want to tell you about breaking news we are following near the sunol grade. right now a sig alert is in
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effect. we can tell you 45 minutes ago a vehicle drove off the road in the area of the northbound sunol boulevard off ramp. according to chp the driver of the car is dead. the car's bumper at one point was in one of the lanes. number three lane could be closed down for a few hours as they wait on a 50-foot cable to get the car out of that area. and we're following developing news as we said out of hayward where thousands of people were left without power. it's all because of an accident that left power lines on people's cars and in their yards. allie rasmus is there with a live look at the response and the repairs. >> reporter: we just got another update from pg&e a short time ago. there are 111 customers still without power. which is a big improvement from the 5,000 customers in this neighborhood and hayward that didn't have power overnight. it's all because of an accident that happened here. a driver crashed into what was
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a 45-foot power pole. now the bad news for the people in this area is that they will probably be without power the entire day. pg&e now estimates it's going to take until 9:30 tonight to replace this power pole. you can see workers here a short tame eke they were completely disassembling it so they can take it away. it came crashing down after a driver slammed into it. it happened around 3:00 this morning. the power pole was sliced in half and power lines were toss into the street and across people's homes and yards. some neighbors woke up when they saw the live power lines flashing and sparking. >> there was a huge loud pop. our roof is a gravel roof and i can hear the wires coming across them. and so this is a really loud noise on the roof that woke me up. you can see bright lights like lightning. >> reporter: now the driver was taken to the hospital after this crash but it appears she is okay. about 45 minutes ago she and
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her mom came back to the car before it was towed to collect some of her stuff. and the mother told me her daughter had minor injuries but will be okay. the mom wouldn't say anything about how the crash happened. but police told us earlier they are looking into the possibility the driver may have been under the influence. that is all part of the investigation still into this crash. but right now pg&e crews are in the process of cleaning up this mess. you can see one of the trucks out here in the middle of the street. the power lines on people's homes and in people's yards have been neatly strung across the pavement here. you can sigh they have barricades to make sure no crosses or walks or drives over them. again pg&e needs to completely replace the power pole with a new one and that is going to take awhile. the latest estimate from pg&e is that 9:30:00 p.m. is when the power will be back on for those remaining 111 customers without power. and we should also mention those customers may also be without cable and phone access as well this was a joint power
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pole. on the top they had the electrical wiring. on the lower level they had cable and phone lines. keep in mind if you live in this area you may not have phone access for awhile. live in hayward i'm allie rasmus. here's a look at some of the other top stories we are following. a u.s. park police officer shot at a suspects burglar that tried to run that officer down in san francisco's presidio. the officer was patrolling a section of lincoln boulevard when he noticed the suspect breaking into a parked car. occupy protest in san francisco downtown ended with 22 people arrested. police say protestors allegedly flew flairs, bags of paint and rocks at them. one officer was hit in the head and not seriously hurt. daly city police investigating that terrible accident that killed that 16- year-old girl and two others with life threatening injuries. we have more information about a fatal crash that we first told you about yesterday
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right here on mornings on 2. the woman killed on southbound 880 in fremont has been identified as 49-year-old palo alto resident charlotte. she was driving in the slow lane when she lost control of her car and hit the center divide. that is when her car was hit by a suspected drunk driver. she died at the scene. a peaceful neighborhood in hercules is on edge after a woman was killed in her home. 50-year-old suzie ko suffered a traumatic injury to her head. her husband fought back tears while trying to make six of what happened. he said he traveled often and always worried about her safety. >> it's hard to believe that somebody just random. it's hard. because ours is a close neighborhood. everybody knows each other. >> the couple was married for
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34 years and had four children. their subaru suv was also stolen. police have removed the front door of that house as evidence. there is more information about a deadly shooting we told you about yesterday on mornings on 2. the victim has been identified as 21-year-old rashard meredith of hayward. he was found inside of a burning car in east oakland on friday night. shots were fired at his car causing him to crash into a parked car and his vehicle burst into flames. another man was shot in the leg but he is expected to reeker. police are investigating two deadly shootings that happened three blocks apart. the first happened on tara villa street. the victim 21-year-old christopher baker died at the scene. a few blocks away lonnie brown was fatally shot on azalia drive. both are from east palo alto. san mateo neighborhood has been given the all clear after discovery of home made explosives at casanova park.
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three plastic bottles were found yesterday morning. the park and a dozen homes nearby were evacuated for nearly five hours. hazmat crew and bomb squad cleared the area by 2:30. the bottles were sent to the san mateo police forensic lab for testing. today marks the 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan. it has become the longest war in u.s. history. more than 3,000 international coalition troops have died including 2,000 americans. while the ongoing war has stirred up tensions between the u.s. and afghanistan, defense secretary leon panetta says afghan president karzai should be grateful the u.s. continues to safeguard the country. >> i think it would be helpful if the president every once in awhile expressed his thanks for the sacrifices that have been made by nose who have fought and died for afghanistan. rather than criticizing. >> coalition troops are scheduled to leave afghanistan by the end of 2014. afghanistan is threatening to
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ask russia or china for help if the u.s. stops supplies. they will launch a new campaign called mission failure. decides demanding an end for war they are accusing western nations of trying to colonize smaller nations around the world. thousands of people are going to pack the san francisco waterfront to see amazing sailing today. it's all for the final day of the san francisco stop on the america's cup world series. competitors include yachts and teams from u.s. china, korean, new zealand, and sweden. it's all designed to broaden interest leading up to the big america's cup races next year. and the dangers of the races apparent yesterday. check this out. there is the oracle yacht flipping over and crashing. it was captained by jimmy spithill. that team didn't finish that
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race but the team came back and won second place in the following race. check out the video it's from cameras on board the boat. getting incredible pictures on the boat. check out the crew as they are holding on to anything they can to keep from falling into that water. if you didn't know now playoff fever is in full swing in the bay area. they hope tonights game went a little differently than that's light. they lost to the reds 5-2 in front of a sellout crowd. one of the few bright spots no surprise here catcher buster posey smacking a solo home run. we did catch up with two giants fans that were there to enjoy the loss. >> we are excited because we would never get these seats. >> how much did you have to pay? >> they were given to us. >> $150. >> wow $150 each. >> exactly. >> these guys were pumped. not so lucky alex smith take a look at that. he threw out the first pitch and let's just say it was not a
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complete pass. >> when i have to hit a moving target you have to stand on a hill. it's different throwing a football. it's so great to be out here. huge honor. >> but what really matters smith said he will be ready for the 49ers game against buffalo today. game two of the division series against the giants and reds happens tonight. a disappointing start to the playoffs for the oakland a's today they are looking to recover from last nights 3-1 loss. last nights a's game brought a big surprise for a's fans when relief pitcher pat pitched in the game. earlier this week his newly born son died less than 24 hours after he was born. teammates wore a special patch in support of him and his family. >> i don't think i could have came back and just getting that support you know and getting out of that inning and it made
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me so happy to know they supported me the whole time. >> of course the a's are still in detroit. game two starts at 9:00 this morning. after game two they will head back to oakland for game three that will be played tuesday night. a rally is planned tomorrow night. good morning, to you. is a nice day in store for your sunday. giving you a live look over san pablo bay. the low clouds and fog have managed to expand a little bit farther this morning. areas over oakland low clouds reported at this time. we've got mostly clear skies and some good rational cooling in the overnight hours. that has actually fogged up areas near santa rosa, areas novato and petaluma all reporting visibility down to a quarter mile earlier this morning. it looks like it is improving with a gray skies overhead. it looks like viability 1 -- visibility 1-2 miles. we continue to watch this low.
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it hasn't moved much. it will eventually. it will take until tomorrow. today we are looking at weather very similar to what we saw yesterday and what it felt like yesterday. here's your forecast as we get into tuesday morning i do want to point out a slight possibility of a few scattered showers as we get into the early part of the week. we've got mostly cloudy skies. it looks like a few light sprinkles falling over the area at times. this will last tuesday into wednesday. i think it's going to be very light. i think it's going to be a few hit or miss sprinkles in store. maybe just enough to dirty the car. maybe enough to slick up the roads. for today temperatures will be a little below the seasonal norm. still a good looking day out there. we're talking 60s to 70s. 60s from the coast and around the bay. low clouds this morning. high clouds in store for the afternoon. still a cold one outside your door. napa 45 degrees. 52 in santa rosa. 52 for san rafael. now that the sun has been up for some time we are seeing our temperatures inch up a little
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bit. 55 in antioch. 53 in hayward. for the afternoon today 73 for santa rosa. 72 for you novato. 67 in sausalito. 69 in oakland. 73 for walnut creek. heading to the pumpkin patch in san jose today. 72 expected in the afternoon. 72 for santa clara. along the peninsula today 71 in mountain view. 70 for redwood city. 64 degrees in san francisco. as we've been talking about for days now so much going on in san francisco for your weekend. the extended forecast notice little change in the way of our numbers as we get into tuesday and wednesday. there is the slim chance for a few sprinkles. partly to mostly cloudy skies on thursday. low 60s at the coast. i will have your lunchtime numbers coming up. your time 8:43. protecting california families. >> it's about us having enough resources in order to have a nice good quality of life. >> the message groups are
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over the border of turkey and syria and defense secretary leon panetta says it is something we need to be concerned about. the clashes could escalate and spread to neighboring countries. the u.s. is relaying its exchange in the hopes that conflict is not going to grow. five turkish civilians were killed from shelling on wednesday. education and union supporters are joining forces to protect california families. >> it's about us having enough resources in order to have a nice good quality of life. >> the two groups held a rally yesterday. >> kids went to this school here. graduated with uc berkeley. if it had not been for funds of the state, the school would not be able to offer what it is. >> the rally also included
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opponents of proposition 32 which would severely restrict the amount of money unions can contribute to political campaigns. opponents of -- berkeley plan an all day sidewalk demonstration. measure s goes before berkeley voters next month and it would ban people from sitting on sidewalks in the city's commercial district from 7:00 in the morning to 10:00 at night. opponents say it targets the homeless. today's events include a children's circuit and barbecue and chalk art. tomorrow south bay business leaders will release an economic study act the impact of measure d. if voters approve it in november, the minimum wage in san jose could go up to $10 an hour. the study is expected to find that the measure would cripple many small businesses. san jose mayor chuck reid said it would add more than $600,000 to the city budget and forcing cuts to services. today cal bear fans can get an up close look at the new
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memorial stadium. an open house is being hold from 2:00 to 4:00 this afternoon. visitors can open through the north tunnel and take a self- guided tour. tomorrow is columbus day but not everyone is celebrating. they will march in san francisco in protest of the nations holiday. it's alled the engine mouse day of resistance. all in an effort to retire columbus day. the march begins at 10:00 a.m.. just a quick reminder county offices will be closed across the bay area in observance of the holiday. city offices will also be closed. and at 8:50 this morning we are continuing to follow developing news out of hayward. we'll have an update on that big mess that could have a major impact in that area. pleasant weather in the forecast for your sunday. i'll have a look at what you can expect for your area coming up.
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right now the road to the top of mt. diablo is full of cyclists nearly 800 are climbing that mountain for the 31st annual mt. diablo challenge. all uphill. that is tough. during that time that summit road will be closed to cars. the san francisco 49ers are back at home after a big win in
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new york last week. they are hoping to keep that momentum alive today when they take on the buffalo bills. so far the niners have been strong with three wins and one loss. three u.s. air force fighter aircraft will get things started at the game with a flyover at candle stick park. kickoff at 1:25. oakland raiders are taking a break from the field this week. maybe that is a good thing. this year isn't exactly working out the way the raiders expected. they are going into their bye week with a 1-3 record. their next game is scheduled againsts atlanta falcons. tough team. the oakland ridders are -- raiders are taking time to remember long-time family member and owner al davis. tomorrow marks one year after davis died fromhearted failure. two weeks ago a flame was it will at the game against the steelers in his honor. a quick reminder for you mornings on 2 will end at 9:00
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so we can bring you nfl sunday. at 10:00 you can stay tuned to ktvu to see the philadelphia eagles to take on the pittsburgh steelers. we are following breaking news near the sunol grade. a cig alert is still in effect for one of the northbound lanes in this area. about a little more than 45 minutes ago now a vehicle drove off the road in the area of the northbound sunol boulevard off ramp and about 50 feet down an embankment. the driver of the car is dead. now at some point the cars bumper was in one of the lanes causing problem there is. chp says the lane three could still be closed for several hours. let's recap some of the other top stories. 111 people still without power in hayward after a car crashed into a power pole knocking it down. look at the mess there. that accident happened at 3:00
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this morning and left 5,000 people without power. the driver is okay. police are still investigating and think alcohol was involved. the prices at the pumps went up again overnight at many bay area gas stations. i know not what you wanted to hear. right now gas prices are at an all time high. that hike is being blamed on a southern california refinery which stopped producing monday following a power outage. and the hike in gas prices not stopping people from going on into san francisco this weekend. more than one million extra people cram into that city for events such as fleet week and the america's cup world series races. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival, the italian heritage parade, the giants are playing. transit authorities urge people to plan ahead. if possible get on mass transit. if not possible watch out for a lot of street closures in the downtown area. >> in that video you see the bright blue sky, plenty of sunshine. we hope to keep that rolling. >> mix of sun and clouds for
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today. we are dealing with low clouds. just inside the bay temperatures a little cool over parts of the north bay. upper 40s wide spread 50s around the bay. noontime low to mid 60s in the forecast for your lunch hour and into the afternoon temperatures expected to be very similar to saturdays highs. some of us a tad warmer. some of us a tad cooler. 73 in santa rosa. 72 for napa. a very comfortable day inland. at the coast low 60s partly to mostly cloudy skies. if you are going out to enjoy the festivity there is bring along your jacket. we always encourage that. 72 san jose. for the rock and roll half marathon going on there. it will be a lovely day. there is your extended forecast. partly cloudy skies in the forecast for tomorrow. by tomorrow night we are expecting an increase in clouds and we are still holding on to that possibility of maybe a few scattered showers. tuesday, wednesday hit or miss. it's not going to accumulate to
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a whole lot. but it could be enough to slick up the roads and get the car dirty. don't be surprised if a few showers fall from the sky. >> it's been awhile. they will always tell you that first rain you have to be careful. >> also a good day to stay in and watch football. that is why we are ending an hour early this morning. that is our report. thank you for trusting county v channel 2 news. >> be sure to join us for our next newscast at 5:00. we are always here for you at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. thank you for joining us.
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